Dr. Steven Sheiner: Causes of Myopia and What You Can Do About It As a Parent


In this video, Dr. Steven Sheiner discusses the causes of myopia and what parents can do to help slow the progression.

Myopia can be the result of too much screen time, an underlying condition called progressive myopia, or maybe both. Myopia puts your child’s vision at high risk later on in life. Although myopia cannot be reversed, it’s progression can be stopped.

Behavior modifications can be practiced such as spending more time playing outdoors and less time on electronic devices. Other clinical strategies like atropine drops, orthokeratology, or soft contact lenses which have been proven to slow down the progression of myopia can be utilized as well.

Dr. Sheiner is skilled at providing myopia management services. Dr. Sheiner provides your child with strategies to slow down myopia progression and keep your child's vision from getting worse. Dr. Sheiner provides excellent myopia management care for your child.

Dr. Steven Sheiner’s practice is called Total Family Eyecare and is located in Boca Raton, Florida. Dr. Sheiner office address is 7035 Beracasa Way, Suite 101, Boca Raton, Florida.

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